|Bluebird Soccer Rolls Past Holmes|
|PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. Highlands junior Carly Cramer (middle) and senior CC Shick (20) get in position in a recent game.|
The Highlands Bluebirds boys soccer team (13-3-1 overall) ventured to Covington on a misty evening.
The Bluebirds took care of business downing the Holmes Bulldogs (5-9), 11-0 ending the game at halftime. Highlands has won five straight.
"We just wanted to make sure we started the game well," said Chad Niedert, Highlands Head Coach. "We wanted to respect the opponent. By respect, we mean like another team, we want to put our best foot forward. We got guys some extra minutes and in different positions."
They outshot the hosts, 25-0 including 18-0 on goal. Sophomore Jack Wilson played the whole game at goalkeeper for the Bluebirds.
Highlands saw 11 different players score. Six in seniors Jordan Frisk, Nick Robinson and juniors Caden Schroeder, Dash Macke, Ashton Foley and Max Shepherd had one goal and one assist each. Frisk has a team-high eight assists.
Seniors Wyatt Thompson, Thomas Gray-Torsell, Cole Lorenzen and juniors Peyton Helminiak and Colin Pieper had the other goals. Senior Joel Kendall and junior Casey Stiles had one assist each.
"We got a lot of guys in," Stiles said. "We wanted to continue to stay focused no matter the opponent. We had to go out and earn (the win)."
Highlands concludes 9th Region action against Dixie Heights (10-2-1) on Thursday. Game time is 8 p.m.
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